Trump: I'd rather run against Biden

President TrumpDonald John TrumpMarine unit in Florida reportedly pushing to hold annual ball at Trump property Giuliani clashes with CNN's Cuomo, calls him a 'sellout' and the 'enemy' Giuliani says 'of course' he asked Ukraine to look into Biden seconds after denying it MORE told NBC’s “Meet the Press” in an interview broadcast Sunday that he would prefer to run against former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenGiuliani clashes with CNN's Cuomo, calls him a 'sellout' and the 'enemy' Giuliani says 'of course' he asked Ukraine to look into Biden seconds after denying it Trump whistleblower complaint involves Ukraine: report MORE in 2020.

Trump told host Chuck ToddCharles (Chuck) David ToddBooker dismisses early surveys: 'If you're polling ahead right now, you should worry' O'Rourke's debate moment reignites gun debate on Sunday shows Liz Cheney says world is more stable, 'safer' under Trump MORE that he would rather run against Biden than run against Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGiuliani says 'of course' he asked Ukraine to look into Biden seconds after denying it Sanders hits 1 million donors Democrats will not beat Trump without moderate policy ideas MORE, who remains a frequent target of Trump even after he defeated her in the 2016 election.

“I actually think that Hillary Clinton was a great candidate. She was very smart. She was very tough. She was ruthless and vicious,” Trump said. “[Biden’s] sleepy. She was not sleepy.”

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Trump has made similar remarks about Biden, who has consistently led the crowded Democratic field, before.

“I’d rather run against, I think, Biden than anybody,” Trump told reporters while leaving the White House for Iowa earlier this month. “I think he’s the weakest mentally and I like running against people that are weak mentally … The other ones have much more energy."

Trump’s reelection campaign has reportedly cut ties with a polling firm whose internal polling indicated Biden leads Trump in several key states after the data leaked to the press.

Trump campaign manager Brad ParscaleBradley (Brad) James ParscaleMORE has called the leaked numbers “ancient, in campaign terms” and said they predate the conclusion of special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerLewandowski says Mueller report was 'very clear' in proving 'there was no obstruction,' despite having 'never' read it Fox's Cavuto roasts Trump over criticism of network Mueller report fades from political conversation MORE’s report.

Trump also said on "Meet the Press" that he is not prepared to lose his reelection bid.

"It would be much better, it would be much better if I said, 'Yeah.' It would be much easier for me to say, 'Oh yes.' No I'm probably not too prepared to lose. I don't like losing. I haven't lost very much in my life," he said..

"You didn't like the fact that you lost the popular vote. That bothered you, didn't it?" Todd noted.

"Well, I think it was a -- I mean, I'll say something that, again, is controversial. There were a lot of votes cast that I don't believe," the president replied.